Sembalun provides the best choice for those of you who want to climb shorter and not waste excessive energy at the beginning of the climb so that you are more fresh and energetic when conquering the steep hill to Plawangan Sembalun and the peak of Rinjani.
Climb Mount Rinjani using an Ojek (Motorcycle Taxi) service to Pos 2 Sembalun at a cost of IDR 250,000 one way.
In accordance with government regulation no 12 of 2014 regarding forest entry fees, the Tour Organizer in Sembalun provides a Rinjani climbing package using an Ojek service from the hotel where you are staying in Sembalun to heading Post 2 Sembalun.
Climbing using motorcycle taxis is one of the local communities’ businesses that depend on tourism for their livelihoods on Mount Rinjani. In addition, climbers are also greatly helped by the existence of motorcycle taxi services on Mount Rinjani because they reduce the distance.
This package is suitable for you, especially climbers who are not professional climbers, by using the services of a motorcycle taxi, your energy will not be drained too much at the beginning considering that climbing on Mount Rinjani requires sufficient physical strength because climbing Rinjani is a minimum of two days for the Summit program, three or four days for the program Summit and Segara Anak lake.
The distance from the National Park office or the registration site to the post 2 Sembalun is 6 km. If you walk, it will take 2.5 to 3.5 hours to arrive at post 2. However, if you use an Ojek service it only takes 40 minutes.
Then from post two to the Plawangan Sembalun (summit campsite), the distance is only 4 km and it takes normal time to arrive at the field about 4-5 hours. this is certainly very helpful, especially for those of you who do not want to spend energy at the beginning of the climb.
The price for a one-way motorcycle taxi service is Rp. 250,000, so if you take a two-day program or choose to go back down via the Semblaun route, the cost is Rp.500,000,
The available motorcycle taxis are local people and are very professional in carrying out their profession. The vehicle used has also been modified so that it is safe to carry passengers. It is not recommended to drive alone because the road is quite difficult, especially for those of you who are not used to passing through the road.
The path that extends to post 2 is also in good condition and not a ravine. there are some difficult points that sometimes require passengers to have to walk, especially those who have a weight that exceeds the standard, this needs to be done for the safety of the passengers themselves